Are you an outdoors person who just loves outdoor activities such as running, hiking, mountaineering, cycling or camping out under the stars? If so, then Ultimate Outdoors jobs and careers could be right up your street.
Ultimate Outdoors is a chain of high street stores and outlets as well as an online shopping facility and they specialise in offering some of the top brands out there when it comes to specialist outdoor clothing and equipment. Ultimate outdoors was founded over 10 years ago in Lancaster and started out life as a family owned shop called Harry Robinson’s. It became Ultimate Outdoors when the business was bought by two outdoors enthusiasts and a second store was opened in Skipton, North Yorkshire. JD Sports Fashion Plc now own the business and have relocated head offices to the northwest of England.
Ultimate Outdoors stores are all about adventure and they take that adventure beyond just the sale of outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment. Go into an Ultimate Outdoors store and you could find a large children’s play and adventure area, fresh food cafe, web kiosks, large tent displays. Retail jobs with Ultimate Outdoors could be available as a sales advisors but there could also be roles in the cafes, for example, preparing and serving food and drink; or perhaps you like the idea of supervising the children’s play areas. For those with experience and an interest in particular fields, hands on roles such as cycle technicians could suit you. Retail management and supervisory careers might suit graduates and those with experience of retail jobs.
As you might have guessed by now, Ultimate Outdoors jobs and careers are going to suit those of you who have a genuine passion for the outdoor lifestyle - anything from jogging and hiking to cycling, camping and skiing. Ultimate Outdoors jobs are available on both a part time and full time basis so there could be part time retail jobs that would suit students. Whatever role you work in with Ultimate Outdoors, the company look for staff who enjoy delighting customers and who can thrive from working in a cutting edge retail environment.
Ultimate Outdoors are part of a family of outdoor stores which also includes well known outdoor chains, Millets and Blacks and, although there are only five stores in the UK at the moment - in the Northwest and the Midlands - there could be more in the pipeline. Ultimate Outdoors combines the sales of Blacks and Millets goods as well as extra equipment and there is also an online shopping facility. Their Click and Collect service has over 500 locations around the UK where goods can be collected from. Head office roles could be available in the Blacks Head Office in Bury in the northwest of England.
Ultimate Outdoors jobs and careers are advertised on the Ultimate Outdoors website. If you are not based in the North West or Midlands and don’t have an Ultimate Outdoors store close to you, you could also consider retail jobs, distribution jobs or management roles with Blacks or Millets.
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